giovedì 25 febbraio 2016

Human Accomplishment by Charles Murray - intro

INTRODUCTIONRead more at location 171
hereafter hew to that principle in Human Accomplishment. INTRODUCTION At irregularRead more at location 173
Note: L' eccellenza è oggettiva La prima parte è un inventario di uomini e luoghi dell' eccellenza Edit
In their effect on the individual’s freedom to pursue happiness, the creation of prosperous and free societies is the greatest of all achievements by humans on behalf of other humans.Read more at location 181
Note: Tesi Edit
book’s first thesis: the dimensions and content of human accomplishment can be apprehended as facts.Read more at location 185
Judgment is separable from opinion in matters of artistic and scientific excellence.Read more at location 190
From this view of excellence in human endeavors flows the following claim: I have assembled inventories that contain the people and events most important to the story of human accomplishment in the arts and sciences from –800 to 1950